Working together: Consolidated Amends

December 1, 2022Working together

CONSOLIDATED AMENDS In this series of blog posts we’re looking at ways to work together. What makes a good client relationship? What are some of the things to look out for when working with a designer? This time we’re looking at something which goes to the heart of smooth working, especially in a remote setting. … Read More

What is Corporate Literature and how can it help you?

November 17, 2022Reports and Brochures

It is of course, very important for a business to communicate effectively with its core audience. Success comes from a management structure that shares its vision and mission statement in a clear and informative manner. We take a quick look at some of the key communication strategies you can deploy, and what each of the … Read More

Landscape Annual Reports – Designing for Digital

September 21, 2022Reports and Brochures

In this brief guide we’ll talk about the emergence of A4 landscape report design, and the benefits it will bring. Companies want the prestige of something that looks like, or is, a printed brochure, yet more often than not want to share it primarily in a digital format. What is an A4 landscape digital annual … Read More

Top 5… Graphic Design Trends 2022

November 2, 2021Trends

Introducing our annual look at forthcoming graphic design trends.  Here’s our inspirational top picks to look out for in 2022… 1. Bright Geometric Colour Designers are often working out how to cut through the visual clutter. One way is to par back graphic tricks, instead providing impact with simple bold colour and shape. 2.  Responsive … Read More

5 design ideas to create an impressive Annual Report

September 21, 2021Reports and Brochures

You want to showcase the brilliant work your organisation is doing, and it needs to set the right visual tone, and be perfect for the intended audience. But the question is, what makes a good Annual Report? We’re seeing a lot more requests for Annual Report design, so here’s 5 incredible ways you can bring … Read More

Incredible Animated Typography Resource from Animography

February 3, 2021Resources

If you’re a graphic designer you need to check out It’s a fantastic resource for animated typography that can be exported for use on animation program, After Effects. I was blown away by the range and detail of the type animation – and the control a designer has over each letter. Some of my … Read More

Using Colour Sparingly in Design

February 1, 2021Content knowledge, Magazine knowledge

We’d like to welcome Chevening to the Red Onion ranks. Chevening is a global academic awards program, supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and partner organisations. We created this brand new magazine from scratch and we’d like to share with you some insight into the design decisions that were made. We used … Read More

New Classm8s Card Game for Kids

September 24, 2020Resources

This is a 3D rotatable image of a new card game we’ve designed. Spin the card pack with your mouse or finger – cool eh? The card game concept was created by Connected Kids Club and we worked closely with the client to create a retail product that kids love to play, and parents/carers love … Read More